A new concept for an artificial heart could solve some problems with older models–and test the idea that we don’t need a pulse.
Carbon nanotubes could help make nanoparticle-based solar cells more efficient and practical.
Cheap organic molecules could more efficiently convert waste heat into electricity.
Today’s primitive prototypes show that a more intelligent Internet is still a long way off.
The CEO of Amyris Biotechnologies says genetically engineered microorganisms could make better jet fuel.
New technologies for treating depression could make the couch obsolete.
A new nano-optical device can focus laser light tighter than traditional optics, which could lead to higher-density data storage.
Researchers take a big step toward their goal of spy-proof communications via satellites.
The U.S. government’s passenger screening technologies would mistake the terrorist mastermind for the Sex Pistol. In fact, data broker ChoicePoint possesses better tracking systems.